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Chanukah in Rome: Festival of Fry

When the sun descends below the horizon tomorrow evening, the holiday of Hannukah will begin. The Festival of Lights, as this commemoration of the re-dedication of the Second Temple of Jerusalem following the Maccabee revolt in the second century BCE is known, is today less a pious religious holiday than a yearly celebration bringing family … Continue reading


Chanukah in Rome!

Time to dust off your menorahs and dreidels, because Chanukah is fast approaching! The candle-filled Jewish holiday, lasting 8 nights, begins at sunset on Tuesday December 20th. Also known as Hannukah, or the Festival of Lights, or when my dad used to give me $20, this holiday commemorates the re-dedication of the Second Temple in … Continue reading